The five major European leagues, dubbed “Big Five”, during the current season 2020-2021, are witnessing unfamiliar situation, with almost one-third of the season completed, league tables have been led with clubs that have not been in such positions for a long time. Other clubs have surprisingly performed well during the current season.
Spanish La Liga, English Premier League, Italian Serie A, German Bundesliga, and French Ligue 1 are the top five ranked professional football leagues in the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). They have been recognised to be the most successful football leagues in the world.
Before Gameweek 13, in the English Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur led the standings, on goal difference, with the defending champion Liverpool in second place. Spurs collected 25 points from 12 matches.
In Spain, Real Sociedad top La Liga, on goal difference also, followed by Atlético Madrid, with 26 points.
AC Milan led the Italian Serie A, with 27 points. Milan, for which the Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic plays, offered an exceptional season in all competitions.
In Germany, Bayer Leverkusen led the Bundesliga standings after 11 games, with 25 points, one point ahead of Bayern Munich, which scored 24 points. Bayern Munich won the last 8 league titles.
Finally, in France, Lille led the Ligue 1, on goal difference, followed by Paris Saint-Germain, with a score of 29 points, after 14 games of the competition.